Therapeutic exercises are exercises designed to address specific issues. Depending on the nature of your problem, your chiropractor may recommend a series of exercises to help you feel better. The goal of therapeutic exercise is to regain flexibility, strength, and endurance that have been lost due to physical problems.
Dr. Kim has more than 20 years of weight training experience. He uses his knowledge, experiences, and expertise to strengthen the core muscles in order to prevent future occurrences. Dr. Kim's unique training method combines correct joint movement with muscle strengthening exercise routines. Dr. Kim's core strengthening exercises have helped people suffering from disc herniation, sciatic pain, frozen shoulder, tingling and numbness, and neck and back pain.
The goal of therapeutic exercise is to improve, restore, and prevent physical function loss. It can also improve a patient's overall health, fitness, and wellbeing.
Additional objectives of Therapeutic exercise include:
- Increasing mobility
- Releasing contracted muscles, tendons, and fascia
- Mobilizing joints
- Improving circulation
- Improving respiratory capacity
- Improving coordination
- Reducing rigidity
- Improving balance
Therapeutic exercises are classified into three major categories:
- Endurance training
- Resistance training
- Flexibility training
No matter what type of exercise is prescribed to remedy a patient’s specific condition, the final goal of rehabilitation is to acquire a maximum level of physical fitness, without the use of more invasive methods. Therapeutic exercise can be performed at home, and gives you the power to improve your quality of life.